Data Centers

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Daily Tip: Data Center Renovations

Whether you are taking over a data center or simply going through data center renovations to add space or efficiency the following are elements you must consider. We always say “Prior planning prevents poor performance” and that is certainly true when configuring a data center. Airflow and Cooling This is the perfect time to take …

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Daily Tip: Blanking Panels

Blanking panels, filler panels, blanks, whatever you choose to call them, just know they are incredibly important and worth their installation every time. Blanking panels are a necessary piece of equipment for each open space in your server rack. They help to manage airflow, reduce hot spots, improve hot aisle/cold aisle implementation, raise the life …

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Daily Tip: Data Center Furniture

When adding data center furniture to your environment don’t jump to the Swedish store for the cheapest available. The area you will be working in requires furniture that is flexible, durable, and typically has a variety of accessories to work with as you expand or adapt. Start by considering the quality. This piece of furniture …

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Daily Tip: Server Rack Security

Cyber security is becoming increasingly important, but don’t forget about the physical security of your equipment. Statistics show that employees are more dangerous than hackers so making sure the access to your server room and it’s equipment is vital. For smaller businesses you might not have the luxury of even a dedicated closet for your …

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Server Rack Layout Design

“Prior planning prevents poor performance” and in the case of your server rack and data center design this couldn’t be more true. One of the most popular strategies is hot aisle / cold aisle containment, but many don’t understand the basic principles to achieve this effectively. The main goal is conserve energy, manage the air …

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